Living Wage Calculation for Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.15 $21.77 $25.49 $32.09 $17.00 $19.58 $22.57 $24.61 $15.24 $8.30 $11.76 $14.30 $16.36
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,050 $4,489 $6,755 $8,966 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932 $5,592 $6,953 $8,975 $10,932
Child Care $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,994 $10,683 $14,371
Medical $2,361 $5,946 $5,665 $5,723 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393 $5,050 $5,665 $5,723 $5,393
Housing $5,845 $8,252 $8,252 $10,733 $6,562 $8,252 $8,252 $10,733 $5,845 $8,252 $8,252 $10,733
Transportation $4,173 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827 $8,624 $9,053 $10,868 $10,827
Other $2,877 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088 $4,652 $5,131 $6,563 $6,088
Required annual income after taxes $18,306 $38,956 $45,539 $57,224 $30,479 $35,054 $40,381 $43,972 $29,763 $42,048 $51,064 $58,343
Annual taxes $2,815 $6,327 $7,470 $9,529 $4,877 $5,663 $6,567 $7,210 $4,777 $6,860 $8,435 $9,723
Required annual income before taxes $21,121 $45,284 $53,010 $66,752 $35,357 $40,718 $46,948 $51,182 $47,537 $34,540 $48,908 $59,499 $68,065

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,540
Business & Financial Operations $56,437
Computer & Mathematical $59,870
Architecture & Engineering $69,936
Life, Physical, & Social Science $58,405
Community & Social Service $37,136
Legal $59,983
Education, Training, & Library $53,177
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $29,387
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $55,073
Healthcare Support $24,610
Protective Service $42,025
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,475
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,694
Personal Care & Service $20,931
Sales & Related $23,268
Office & Administrative Support $30,022
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $27,890
Construction & Extraction $47,601
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $40,652
Production $35,229
Transportation & Material Moving $30,791